An attempt to distinguish between "neoliberals" and "libertarians" tracks the major fault line in non-left politics.
Italy went to the polls at the weekend for a referendum and a number of regional elections. Results are mixed, but from the government's point of view could have been a lot worse.
The Polish government is in crisis after its animal welfare legislation won more support from the opposition than from its own coalition partners.
It's not just Northern Ireland that poses a border control problem for the Brexit negotiations. Some of the same issues recur on a smaller scale with Gibraltar.
Protests in Bulgaria have so far been unsuccessful in securing the departure of its badly compromised leader. But electoral retribution may not be far off.
If you thought Brexit was all over, you were wrong. With the deadline for a trade agreement approaching, the British government has adopted a high-risk strategy.
The Belurusian opposition continues to defy autocrat Alexander Lukashenko, with no sign yet of a clear victory for either side.
Your semi-regular update on electoral news from around the world. This week, Jamaica, Montenegro, North Macedonia and the Northern Territory.
The opposition appears to have won a one-seat majority in Montengro, potentially ending the 30-year rule of its autocratic leader.
Montenegro's leader, in power for an extraordinary thirty years, faces a serious electoral test on Sunday.